TV News LIES

Thursday, Jul 16th

Last update06:08:28 AM GMT

You are here News Military Expert testifies accused USS Cole bomber was tortured

Expert testifies accused USS Cole bomber was tortured

E-mail Print PDF

USS Cole bomberThe Saudi prisoner awaiting death-penalty trial for the USS Cole bombing was tortured physically, mentally and sexually, an expert in torture treatment testified Thursday in a war court defense effort to get the captive better health care.

Dr. Sondra Crosby offered the diagnosis in open court in carefully choreographed testimony that never once mentioned that the accused Abd al Rahim al Nashiri, 49, got to Guantanamo from four years of CIA captivity during which he was interrogated with waterboarding, threatened by a revving power drill and threats to his mother.

"I believe that Mr. al Nashiri has suffered torture -- physical, psychological and sexual torture," Crosby said before the judge, Army Col. James L. Pohl, cut off questioning for elaboration.

At issue is a defense claim -- Nashiri's lawyers describe it as medical malpractice -- that the captive's military doctors have not treated him for the trauma he suffered at the hands of the CIA. A military medical board diagnosed him with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder last year. Now his defense lawyers want the judge to freeze Dec. 4 trial preparations until he is treated.

More...


Most Recent Related Stories...


Former nursing assistant at VA hospital in West Virginia pleads guilty in deaths of seven vetera

Melanie Proctor's father murdered at VA hospitalA former Veterans Affairs nursing assistant admitted in federal court Tuesday afternoon that she injected elderly,...

Gen. Mark Milley Calls for ‘Hard Look’ at Renaming Bases Honoring Confederates

Gen. Mark A. MilleyThe top military official in the United States called on Thursday for taking “a hard look”...

Crews Battle 3-Alarm Blaze on Military Assault Ship

3 alarm blaze San Diego port Crews are responding to a three-alarm fire on a military assault ship in San Diego after...

Vindman, Key Impeachment Witness, Retires Over 'Bullying, Intimidation' By Trump

Lt. Col. Vindman retires over intimidation and bullying by Trump Lt. Col. Alexander Vindman, a key witness in the impeachment trial of President Trump, will retire...
 
America's # 1 Enemy
Tee Shirt
& Help Support TvNewsLIES.org!
TVNL Tee Shirt
 
TVNL TOTE BAG
Conserve our Planet
& Help Support TvNewsLIES.org!
 
Get your 9/11 & Media
Deception Dollars
& Help Support TvNewsLIES.org!
 
The Loaded Deck
The First & the Best!
The Media & Bush Admin Exposed!